Mumbai Birdwatchers' Club: Birding by the beach- Bhuigaon, Vasai

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Birders just need an excuse to start birdwatching. Even with the first birdwalk of the season starting at the all-time favorite, Bhandup Pumping Station (part of the Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary) where we were sizzled to a crisp with the heat and humidity such that pakoras (fried dumplings) become the popular term to refer to each other, the spirits never once dampened (even with all the sweat!) and there was plenty of demand for the next walk.

Mumbai Birdwatchers' Club: Uran and the Quest for the Common Shelduck

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I had just returned from Dehradun a few weeks back to find the atmosphere in

Mumbai Birdwatchers' Club: Uran, Navi Mumbai: 6th November, 2016

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I was not surprised when the location that was announced for the next bird walk on

Mumbai Birdwatchers Club: Walk 1- Bhandup Pumping Station (and a quick detour): 30th October, 2016

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It was during an eBird monitoring workshop conducted at the Mahim Nature Park in

Jamnagar- A Birder’s Delight

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  It was still dark outside when the alarm rang at 6:00…

Communing with Nature: BR Hills, Karnataka, India

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It was late evening on our 3rd safari, and I had squeezed myself…

Chitwan - A Treasure of the Terai

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(The following is a condensed write-up of the article published…

It's a Frog's World- Part 2: Munnar, Kerala

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Continued from the previous post…. The next day we made our…

It's a Frog's World- Part 1: Wayanad, Kerala

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[The following story is from a visit in October 2014, have done…

Encounter with Lady & Luck- Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

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(Edited Version of the below write-up was published in the Sanctuary…
Bears have poor eyesight, fortunately this individual sensed our presence from some distance.

Mount Abu- Encounter with Big Black Baloo

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A few months back in December, we were invited to a wedding…
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